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Vale of Glamorgan Council

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… global action does count. The global sea level rose around 8 inches (20 centimetres) in the last century, that’s around half the height of a bowling pin. The rate in the last two decades, is nearly double that of the last century and accelerating slightly every year. Throwaway plastic packaging makes-up 40% of the demand for plastic, fuelling a boom in production from 2 million tonnes…

… temperatures continue to rise this means a range of damaging consequences including heatwaves, more intense rainfall and the oceans will continue to warm and acidify and sea levels will rise. Severe, and irreversible impacts on people and ecosystems are also more likely and globally, there will be more shortages of food and water and increased coastal flooding. Carbon dioxide is the most abundant…

… the UK can expect to experience in a warming climate. The impacts can be summarised as wetter winters, warmer summers, increased incidence of storms and extreme weather and rising sea levels. According to the Met Office, 2019 was the 12th warmest year for the UK since records in 1884 and all of the top 10 warmest years for the UK since records in 1884 have occurred since 2002. The Climate…

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